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college. 53rd meeting in columbus. you can watch the proceedings live from the ohio statehouse senate chamber on c-span 3. we will also be watching what carolina as it's a mature college meets and it is all on our website, c-span.org. other to find out more. james thurber, does anything unexpected happen when the of the torah, as day occurs? was of the voting process in november. our electoral college delegates committed? can anything different happen? guest: yes, something different happened. in 24 states they are required to vote the ticket that they are running on, these electors. so, they cannot be a faithless elector. we had nine cases since 1920 of them. one of them was actually here in washington, d.c., in 2000. she did not vote at all in protest over the fact that washington, d.c., does not have representation in congress. host: if you would like to talk with james thurber about the electoral college, here are the the origins of the electoral college. where did it come from and why do we have the system? guest: it goes right to the founding. the founders wanted to not have the
years before columbus; at its edge, the towers of paradise. and an immediate best seller, columbus' description of his voyage to the new world, published in 1493. in a certain way, the library is kind of the attic of western civilization. >> father michael collins: it's so true. and it's like many attics, you know? you put things up all the time. you keep on pushing over boxes to make space for more things. >> safer: father michael collins is an irish priest who's written extensively about the vatican, where the library's shelves, if you put them end to end, would stretch for 31 miles. is there anyone, any single person who really knows what the library holds? >> collins: nobody knows exactly what's there, because it will be impossible for the human brain to understand, to remember the titles, who wrote it, when they were written. >> monsignor cesare pasini: it is quite a treasure of humanity that you have here. >> safer: monsignor cesare pasini presides over the library. its great hall-- essentially unchanged over the centuries-- is a picture gallery of antiquity: saints, philosop
presidents day, february 18. >> ohio's electoral college met today at the state capital in columbus. had electors cast their 18 votes for barack obama for president and joe biden for vice president. president obama won 51% of the vote in ohio. >> this is the 53rd meeting of the ohio electrical college. i electoral college. i would like to thank you for coming and welcome you to these procedures. i would like all who are gathered here today to stand for a moment of silent prayer or reflection for the victims, their families and our country as we mourn the deaths of the children and school officials in newtown, connecticut. >> thank you. to lead us through the preliminary matters and to provide us with a welcoming address, i would like to pass the gavel to congresswoman elect, joyce beatty. >> thank you very much, secretary husted. we begin with an innovation. at this time i would like to ask the reverend angela simmons to please come up. let us pray. almighty god, we gather here together today as people from many different faith traditions, yet we share a bond that is deep and enduring, a
air down from new england. the blue shaded areas here. 58 in norfolk. columbus at 50. that warm air is over the top of the cool air and where they're combining, they are near the ground. that is not producing the fog and that will stay in place. we're in the 40's to near 50. overnight lows near 40. this pattern is locked in place for now. what will changes this line of showers across the ohio valley. in parts of western pennsylvania and central and southern ohio. that will push this murky whether of the mid-of lentic coast. we will be in a holding pattern until that fradkin arrive tomorrow morning. 40's tonight and scattered light showers and drizzle. we are shifting to the southwest as that front approaches. this is the weather system that will kick these low clouds and fog out. at should -- that should clear out. lingering showers as the air mass changes and even some flurries in the western maryland mountains. some sunshine tomorrow afternoon mixing with the clouds and lots of sunshine on tap for wednesday. the next system arrives with a strong cold front across the mountains thu
:30 eastern -- on c-span2. we will focus on two stay today. we're in columbus, ohio and later we'll of taped coverage of the meeting in north carolina. beckett's underway at noon eastern on c-span3. rely that 12:15 with a discussion on raising the medicare eligibility age. you can watch it on c-span2. >> we want to beat on every device or every person at every hour of the day. we're a mobile society. the challenge is to make sure we're on pads, computers, phones, as well as in the traditional living room on the high-definition television screen. the other challenge is that spectrum is a finite resource and others want that resource. there's not enough spectrum to do all video by broadband. our architecture verses the irs -- they're system will always fail. you cannot do that. >> tonight, gordon smith at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> president obama was in newtown, connecticut, last night to one of the victims of friday's mass shooting. he met privately with families of the victims and other first responders. he spoke about the inspiration in the aftermath of the tragedy and vowed to you a
in columbus. you can watch the proceedings live from the ohio statehouse senate chamber on c-span 3. we will also be watching north carolina as its electoral college meets and it is all on our website, c-span.org. go there to find out more. james thurber, does anything unexpected happen when electoral college day occurs? we saw the voting process in november. are electoral college delegates committed? can anything different happen? guest: yes, something different can happen. in 24 states they are required to vote the ticket that they are running on, these electors. so, they cannot be a faithless elector. we had nine cases since 1920 of them. one of them was actually here in washington, d.c., in 2000. she did not vote at all in protest over the fact that washington, d.c., does not have representation in congress. host: if you would like to talk with james thurber about the electoral college, here are the numbers to call -- the origins of the electoral college. where did it come from and why do we have the system? guest: it goes right to the founding. the founders wanted to not have the c
18 electoral votes. we will have live coverage from the ohio statehouse senate chamber in columbus beginning at noon eastern over on c-span3. >> i think the challenge for us is we want to be on every device for every person at every hour of the day. we are a mobile society, and so the challenge is to make sure that we are on ipads, computers, phones, as well as the traditional viewing, which is in the living room, now on a wonderful high definition television screen. the of the challenge we have obesity is spectrum is a finite resource, and others want that resource, and yet, there's not enough spectrum in the universe to do all video by broadband. so our architecture, one that everyone in the location versus there is which is one-to-one, their system will always fail because simply the congestion of transmitting video one-to-one. you can't do that. >> "the communicators" continues its look at the future of television tonight with gordon smith at 8 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> now back to the pew center conference on the 2012 election. one of the speakers at this session was ohio se
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